2005 Islamic Solidarity Games

The 1st Islamic Solidarity Games held in the Islamic holy city of Mecca in Saudi Arabia from 8–20 April 2005 with an Olympic-style tournament aimed at showing Muslim sports prowess and featuring 6,000 athletes. Only men's events were included on the programme.[1]

1st Islamic Solidarity Games
Host cityMecca, Medina, Jeddah, Ta’if
Nations participating55
Athletes participating6000
Events107 in 15 sports
Opening ceremony8 April
Closing ceremony20 April
Officially opened byAbdul Majeed bin Abdul Aziz
Main venueKing Abdul Aziz Stadium
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Fifty five nations participated in the said "Islamic Olympic Games", hosted by the Saudi cities of Mecca, Medina, Jeddah and Ta’if.

Prince Abdul Majeed bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, the prince of Mecca, opened the games in a ceremony in which more than 2,600 students participated at King Abdul Aziz Stadium.

Sports

Medal table

  *   Host nation (Saudi Arabia)

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 Saudi Arabia (KSA)*24171960
2 Egypt (EGY)14151342
3 Kazakhstan (KAZ)138627
4 Iran (IRI)1091130
5 Iraq (IRQ)99725
6 Morocco (MAR)86418
7 Malaysia (MAS)55616
8 Azerbaijan (AZE)44715
9 Algeria (ALG)3101326
10 Syria (SYR)32510
11 Pakistan (PAK)3014
12 Kyrgyzstan (KGZ)2248
13 Jordan (JOR)2035
14 Kuwait (KUW)14510
15 Turkey (TUR)1337
16 Sudan (SUD)1326
17 Turkmenistan (TKM)1146
18 Indonesia (INA)1124
19 Tajikistan (TJK)1102
20 Tunisia (TUN)1089
21 Qatar (QAT)1001
22 Senegal (SEN)0268
23 United Arab Emirates (UAE)0235
24 Burkina Faso (BUR)0112
 Yemen (YEM)0112
26 Cameroon (CMR)0101
 Oman (OMA)0101
28 Afghanistan (AFG)0011
 Guyana (GUY)0011
 Ivory Coast (CIV)0011
 Libya (LBA)0011
 Uganda (UGA)0011
Totals (32 nations)108108139355

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